BT Alumni Academy

By Michelle Cherry
About this podcast
A series of short but powerful thoughts on a range of Jewish topics by the faculty of Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School for BT alumni.
Jan. 24, 2018
How we learn about experiencing gratitude from Moshe during the first two plagues.
Jan. 24, 2018
What does Jewish leadership look like? Just ask Moshe.
Sept. 10, 2017
Rabbi Stein considers the Chinese bamboo tree — you plant the tree and nothing happens for one year. Or the second year. Or third. Finally in the fifth year something finally happens. You thought you were wasting time, but that's not the case. How does this relate to our lives and our relationships?
Sept. 2, 2017
Morah Sarah Lanner takes an ancient Hebrew letters and a Hebrew word and makes them relevant to our lives today. In this premier episode, Morah Lanner examines the letter א (alef), the word ארי (lion). What does the Shulchan Aruch 1:1 (the Code of Jewish Law) mean when it says, "יתגבר כארי לעמוד בבוקר לעבודת בוראו" — "One should strengthen himself like a lion to get up in the morning to serve his Creator?"